Top 8 European footballers with South-East Asian origin

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GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 17:  Shaun Maloney of Scotland looks on during a training session at Mar Hall Hotel in Bishopton on November 17, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

(Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Once touted as a future star of Scottish football, Maloney was born in Sarawak, to British parents before his family moving back to Scotland when he was five years old. The 32-year-old attacking midfielder, who currently plays for Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire, admitted that he had a chance to play for his home nation, but never got any contacts from them. Former Celtic star made his full international debut for Scotland in 2005.

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